October 28, 2013 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday October 28, 2013 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
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MAYOR COOPER CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Cooper
Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Councillor Edwards
Councillor Lloyd
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse (regrets)
 
Staff Present:                       
John Brown, CAO
Sara Almas, Clerk
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Marta Proctor, Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering Services
Marcus Firman, Chief Operating Officer (Water/Wastewater)
Jennett Mays, Communications Officer
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 413           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for October 28th, 2013 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
           
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 414           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                       Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held October 21st, 2013, be approved as presented.  
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES
  • Mayor Cooper noted consideration of the deferred Collingwood Heritage Committee recommendation regarding the Victoria Annex will be included on next regular Council agenda.
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
DEPUTATION
  • Random Act of Kindness Day
Sue Nicholson, Manager BIA and Bradley Green, Chair provided a brief presentation to Council with respect to the purpose of Random Act of Kindness Day, partners in the promotion of the event, and requested Council consider supporting the event by providing free parking in the Downtown on November 1, 2013. 
 
No. 415           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                       Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council authorize free parking in the downtown during “Collingwood’s Random Act of Kindness Day”.
 
  CARRIED
 
CONSENT AGENDA - Nil
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 416           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
  • Police Services Board Minutes, October 1, 2013
  • Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
C2013-22        Hospice Land Transfer
No. 417           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report C2013-22, recommending Council authorize the Clerk to transfer a portion of land located at the rear of 148 Niagara Street to the Town and then convey to Hospice Georgian Triangle to be added to the property municipally known as 240 Erie Street, be approved.
 
  CARRIED
 
C2013-21        Crime Tip/Reward Program – Damage to Municipal Property
No. 418           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                       Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report C2013-21 for information, and direct staff to include the Crime Stoppers of Simcoe-Dufferin-Muskoka funding opportunity in the Council Grant program for the 2014 budget discussions, including potential partnership opportunities specific to matters that pertain to municipal property.
 
  CARRIED
 
MOTIONS - Nil
 
BY-LAWS
No. 419           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-093, being a by-law to assume a portion of land as part of a highway for public use, be enacted and passed this 28th day of October, 2013. (Portion of Poplar Sideroad)
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Staff were requested to consider establishing a mechanism for the public to provide feedback on the new trail transit link to The Blue Mountains, including consideration of a web survey.
  • CAO John Brown provided a brief update with respect to the status of the casino review.
  • Councillor Edwards advised he will provide the Treasurer with the preliminary budget figures as discussed at the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Board of Directors meeting.


CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 420           Moved by Councillor West
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-094, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held October 28th, 2013 be enacted and passed this 28th day of October, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 5:27pm.
                                                                                                                     
            CARRIED                   
 
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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